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Mels Drive-In

8585 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
1-310-854-7200
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Ranked #37 of 375 Restaurants in West Hollywood
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Whenever I am in LA, I always find time to visit Mel's Diner. The quality of the food here is outstanding. Service is second to none. Food is very well priced, I never get to the bottom of my glass as I always get a top up. The restaurant has a great decor, making you feel like you are back... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We ate at Mel's for breakfast and dinner during our trip. Brilliant atmosphere - quite 50s like with juke boxes and booths (you can pretend you are in Grease). Highly recommend the omelettes and Californian orange juice. YUMMY! Happy and friendly staff. I would definitely visit again.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

As locals, we frequent Mels for lunch with friends and family, but this month we did something different and took advantage of their all-night service, dropping in around 2:00 a.m. since we were in the neighborhood. The place was quite busy, and despite the late (early?) hour the service and food were still excellent. Their famous milkshakes are the best... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Loved Mel's Diner. Had breakfast there - french toast which was delicious. Great prices, lovely refreshing cool drinks and a clean and friendly environment. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Would recommend a visit to Mel's Diner for anyone visiting Los Angeles

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

retro diner, good food and we have always had really friendly service here. worth checking out if you're in Los Angeles

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Moonta, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Would say this place rocks, had the best feed here, many times, when I was staying on the Strip. The wife also enjoyed it, something for everyone. Waiters do vary, some are better than others. Not the place to go unless you are rather hungry to get the best of the place. Does remind you of the famous TV show.... More

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Whistler, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went to Mel's as tourists since the wife had seen it in a movie. Had fairly low expectations but right from the get go this was a very pleasant experience and a nice surprise. The diner was very clean, the wait staff very friendly and attentive. Was happily impressed to note they had grass fed beef as an alternative in... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We visited here in arrival to our hotel and in search of a good meal after travelling from the Uk and we weren't disappointed! We all had burgers but they were of a great standard and were really good portions, just what we needed after nearly 14hours travelling! Great price and the device was marvellous too!

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Egham, United Kingdom
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406 reviews 406 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We wanted to get a quick dinner after arriving in West Hollywood and Mels seemed to have good reviews. Our waitress was very pleasant and we ordered our food and drinks. Food came very quickly but wasnt that good. Chicken was greasy and dry and the burger was just so overloaded to be enjoyable.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Loved it!, right on sunset blvd, great service, atmosphere and food. Really good value. Easy to park. We were a family of six radial it accommodated. Would go again if nearby.

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